Chinese Intelligence Fronts Using LinkedIn to Recruit Spies

The U.S. counter-intelligence chief William Evanina has alleged that American-based company LinkedIn is currently at the center of a Chinese spy recruiting effort aimed at thousands of individuals holding positions that may grant access to government and commercial trade secrets. Paul Rockwell, the head of Trust and Safety at LinkedIn has confirmed to Reuter's that … Continue reading Chinese Intelligence Fronts Using LinkedIn to Recruit Spies

Identifying Elicitation: Security Awareness

Elicitation is a means of acquiring information about a target by exploiting weaknesses in human psychology and a cultural proclivity to respond to questions of strangers in a friendly manner. It may be considered an art to elicit sensitive information from an individual. Be aware of this method of drawing out details about critical assets … Continue reading Identifying Elicitation: Security Awareness

10 LESSONS FROM HISTORY THAT WILL DESTROY YOUR TRUST IN THE CIA

(from The Daily Sheeple) In the hysterical wake of the Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki, President Donald Trump was roundly criticised in the media for taking the side of a “hostile state” over his own intelligence agencies. The Guardian referred to Mueller as a “heroic marine” who Trump disbelieved in favour of a “Russian dictator”. In the past, when Trump … Continue reading 10 LESSONS FROM HISTORY THAT WILL DESTROY YOUR TRUST IN THE CIA

Fear Mongering: UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Suggests ‘New York’ Next Target of Russian Chemical Attack

The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, is urging political leaders to 'punish' Russia for its putative responsibility in the attempted assassination of Sergei Skripal earlier this month. Though it has yet to be ascertained just who conducted the assassination attempt, ire directed at Russia is continuing to foment along with assertions that the … Continue reading Fear Mongering: UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Suggests ‘New York’ Next Target of Russian Chemical Attack

Britain Demands Explanation from Russia for Attempted Spy Assassination – Gives 24 Hrs

Here is the backstory. March 4th, 2018: A former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter are discovered unconscious on a bench outside a supermarket in Salisbury, Uk. Authorities suspected poisoning by an unknown substance. The area was quickly quarantined while hundreds of suited officials moved to identify the substance and decontaminate the area. The … Continue reading Britain Demands Explanation from Russia for Attempted Spy Assassination – Gives 24 Hrs

PERSEREC Report Delineates Characteristics of Converted American Spies

Published by the Defense Personnel and Security Research Center, this report provides a coherent breakdown of characteristics exhibited by Americans who turned against their homeland by engaging in espionage for foreign governments. Here are some factoids I derived from the report: The habits and characteristics of 209 individuals, who collectively represent a span of espionage … Continue reading PERSEREC Report Delineates Characteristics of Converted American Spies